Skip to content
Home » How to Use and Store Cinnamon

How to Use and Store Cinnamon

  • by

How to Use and Store Cinnamon

True cinnamon is a spice that comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree, and there are many species of cinnamon tree. The bark had been boiled with other ingredients in order to produce the result, and the result was a bright red liquid. This was used as a seasoning for food, as well as for medicinal purposes.

The commercially available cinnamon comes from the cassia tree, not the cinnamon tree. They are distinguished by their different processes of manufacturing. Cassia-based spices are either the most expensive and rare, or they are connoisseurs’ favorites.

There are many ways of adding cinnamon to food. It can be found in the islands as well as in introduced countries. It is also a question of flavor fusion, and with other spices like nutmeg and mace, and also on the medicinal properties of the spice.

A word of caution is necessary with cinnamon in oil as it is heated. The relative sweetness and taste makes it despite its being a powerful spice can be overpowering. It is best to add it to the dish after it has been heated.

This is a question of personal choice and the preference of the person using it. If it is used by a physician it should be kept out of the medical infirmary. It is used in theesserts, so feelings are better. It compliments other spices, and is used with them to enhance their natural flavors. It is one of the most wonderful and effective ingredients in countless mouthwatering sugary sweet products.

So many products have sugar in them that are linked with obesity. These sugary products count as a major reason why so many people are overweight. You could as well get your daily dose of fat and protein from cinnamon. The outer skin of a cinnamon stick is cinnamon oil.

The oil from the sticks is processed, which involves several steps. The first is the removal of the outer bark, which is done by laying the stick on a hot surface. The inner bark is next removed and left on the stick. The inner bark is also used to make cinnamon powder.


The oil is then pressed into blocks and sold to the public. The process of getting the blocks prepared and distributed to the public from the Sahara desert is very labor-intensive. The work involves scorching the blocks, making them till brittle and smearing them with annatto meal. After this is done, the blocks are roasted on a parrilla (grill).

Annatto can be found abundantly in the banana juicer at home. Thus, it is very convenient to have a daily dose of annatto available as a supplement. After the roasted blocks are placed on the parrilla, the annatto meal is added and mixed in the bowl. The mixture is spooned in the form of a fine powder on the bread. The bread is then served with finely sliced onions, tomato, salad and the rest of the ingredients.

Cinnamon is one of the most frequently used spices in United States, but actually does not belong to the tribe of spices. Being a member of the ginger family, it is considered as a safe spice which can be used with any application. It can be added to baking, salads, long and short order cooking and also to dips. However, you should be cautious before using it in items which may be subject to vegetarians. Due to the ascertainment of some additional ingredients required in the making of cinnamon sticks, it may not be taken with some other items, like ice cream and other desserts.

As has been mentioned, cinnamon is a part of the ginger family. Ginger is also a medicinal herb. In addition to its other medicinal qualities, it can also be used with cooking. It is often seen in mulled wine, consumed with meat, fish and also vegetables. This can also be used in the making of ginger cookies.

Annatto is also produced by some manufacturers and can be added to the making of various dishes. Thus, you can have a piece of cake and also make a chutney with this. Quite a unique taste, isn’t it?

So, we only need to imagine how beautiful and ‘whole’ the cakes and cookies would have been looking with Annatto Crust and we are already pleased with the thought of it. Even the addition of said chocolate and the sugary sweetness once again makes the occasion exciting and memorable. สล็อตเว็บตรง